Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala — Central America (Central Highlands)
First Rector and Graduate of the University of San Carlos
al Primer Rector de la Universidad
de San Carlos de Guatemala,
el ilustrísimo doctor Don
Jose de Baños y Sotomayor
y al primer graduado en sus claustros,
bachiller presbítero Don
Juan de Oviedo y Baños,
naturales de Santa Fe Bogota,
en el tricentenario de la fundición de
la Real y Pontifica Universidad
de San Carlos de Guatemala.
Homenaje del Colegio de Notarios de Colombia
to the First Rector of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala,
the illustrious Doctor José de Baños y Sotomayor
and to the first to graduate from its halls,
Juan de Oviedo y Baños,
both from Santa Fe Bogotá,
on the 300th anniversary of the founding of
the Royal and Pontifical University
of San Carlos of Guatemala.
In tribute from the Association of Notaries of Colombia
Erected 1976 by el Colegio de Notarios de Colombia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1676.
Location. 14° 33.366′ N, 90° 43.957′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez. Marker can be reached from 5a Calle Oriente close to 3a Avenida Norte. The marker is along the interior southern courtyard of the old University of San Carlos. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The University of San Carlos (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cathedral of Santiago de Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); Notable Burials at the Cathedral of Santiago de Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Benítez (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Luis Cardoza y Aragón (about 90 meters away); Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (about 90 meters away); Palace of the Captaincy General (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 7, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.